Shawn McDermott has been recognized as a Colorado “Super Lawyer” for 2010. Mr. McDermott’s recognition falls in the area of Employee Benefits/ERISA Insurance Coverage and Personal Injury. The Super Lawyer’s recommendation is made by FindLaw.com, a Thomas Reuters business, an independent lawyer rating service. The selection process is based upon a “comprehensive, good faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field.” According to the Super Lawyer’s website, each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual state-by-state basis. Only 5% of lawyers in the state of Colorado are given the designation of Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers website can be found here.